Hidden Gems of Netflix's Watch Instantly

After seeing the comments here I have been enjoying Alice in Borderland more than I did squid game because it doesn't overly bog itself down in backstory when the "games" aren't happening.

I'm currently halfway through the French limited series Women at War (Les Combattantes) and it's really good. The plot focuses on 4 women in France during WWI whose lives intersect near the frontlines of battle. Most have big secrets they're hiding and there's some pretty good twists along the way. It's got its hooks in me for sure.

Looking forward to You People

Tscott wrote:

I'm currently halfway through the French limited series Women at War (Les Combattantes) and it's really good. The plot focuses on 4 women in France during WWI whose lives intersect near the frontlines of battle. Most have big secrets they're hiding and there's some pretty good twists along the way. It's got its hooks in me for sure.

Told my wife who loves All Things French (tm), about this. And I love All Things Awesome Women, so it should be great. Thanks.

Alice in Borderland Season 2 has been good. Only two episodes away from wrapping it up.
It seems to be more violent and gruesome this time around and definitely less weird than S1.

Maclintok wrote:

Alice in Borderland Season 2 has been good. Only two episodes away from wrapping it up.
It seems to be more violent and gruesome this time around and definitely less weird than S1.

I liked season 2 except for the king of spade that seemed like he was playing with cheat codes and I didn't care for how some people survived getting shot enough time to rank in the top mass shootings in the US but lived. Maybe they were playing with the same cheat codes. Guns are like a magical fantasy weapon on this show.

Overall a good show.

Cobra Kai: Season 2, Episode 10

Just calling this one out as the closest we'll ever get to a live-action adaptation of River City Ransom.

Mixolyde wrote:
Tscott wrote:

I'm currently halfway through the French limited series Women at War (Les Combattantes) and it's really good. The plot focuses on 4 women in France during WWI whose lives intersect near the frontlines of battle. Most have big secrets they're hiding and there's some pretty good twists along the way. It's got its hooks in me for sure.

Told my wife who loves All Things French (tm), about this. And I love All Things Awesome Women, so it should be great. Thanks.

I finished this tonight and I liked it but it wasn't what I was expecting even after 4 episodes in.

Spoiler:

They really turn up the tragedy in the second half. Episode 6 was particularly brutal through its whole runtime.

You People was pretty good. Eddie Murphy does a very credible job as the asshole dad. The cringiest parts were appropriately cringe. The laughs weren't cheap. It was a lot better than I thought a Netflix movie had a right to be.

You People was enjoyable enough, but why on earth does a cheesy romcom have to be two hours long?